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Dekker Is A Good (If Superfluous) Addition To Masters Of The Universe

Dekker, first introduced in the 200x series, joins the cast of Masters of the Universe Classics this month. While he’s not the most relevant character that could have been included, he features a great new design and serves to round out the history of the 200X era Masters.
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The Eternos Palace Is Complete With Filmation King Randor

Masters of the Universe Classics are winding down for 2012, and they backloaded the year with quite a motley crew. November’s entries are King Randor in his Filmation Monarch robes, Man-At-Arms’ 200X trainer Dekker, and the final entry in the 30th Anniversary, Castle Grayskullman! None of the entries are necessarily warranted releases– each come with their unique brand of fan polarity. All that said, the figures have their pros and cons, but nothing that hampers the awesome renditions of these important periphery characters.
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Merry Christmas From Frosta

This just in from Mattycollector: Apparently the mea culpa consolation present for Frosta’s reverse forearms (Not the hair, gray color, mechanical non-functioning wand, or unpainted back, SILLY) is in the form of a free figure. Lots to speculate right now!

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Ask Mattel 11/30/2012: How Many DC Characters Does “Unlimited” Mean & More

Mattel has returned a new batch of answers to close out November.  This round, we get some new details on where you can go for WWE’s Miss Elizabeth, how many waves of DC Unlimited figures we should expect in 2013, and we dare to bring up the likelihood of Snake Mountain (already!)  Read on for all this month’s answers…

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Uncle Sam Is A Campy, Cool Addition To Club Infinite Earths

Mattel releases Uncle Sam, the Nazi-fighting spirit of patriotism, with the second DC Club Infinite Earths offering for November.

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DC Club Infinite Earths Goes Dark With Constantine

Mattel once again flirts with the Vertigo universe, and conjures up a pretty rad John Constantine.

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Ask Mattel 11/15/2012: Rattlor’s Armor, Frosta Gifts & Action League’s Fate Explained!

Mattel is back with a new round of answers, and we’ve got some very interesting news straight from the source. It looks like Matty may be moving up the free gift from the Frosta fiasco, plus we get some confirmation on the fates of Rattlor’s General armor, Action league and the new DC figures revealed at New York Comic Con– Read on for all the details!

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Castle Grayskull: It’s Happening

Mattel has hit their number and will be moving forward with the all-new He-Man dream house.

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Mattel Makes One Last Big Push For Castle Grayskull

There’s only a few days until Mattel’s production goal deadline for the proposed Castle Grayskull, and they’re making one last push to make the epically-proportioned playset a reality.

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General Rattlor Is Ready To Strike

The Snake Men gains their general, Rattlor as part of this month’s Club Eternia subscription, but while he looks amazing, the former Snake Man is marred by poor logistic concerns, like his two fellow October figures.
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Temple of Darkness Sorceress Is A Great Variant

Temple of Darkness Sorceress is Mattel’s Power Con/ New York Comic Con exclusive for 2012, and while she may be seen as a straight-up Sorceress repaint, there are a couple of changes that fortunately (or unfortunately, depending on how much you love the original) improve on the first Sorceress.  She loses her bird form and perch, but she does come with an impressive new podium for King Grayskull’s Orb of Power. This alone moves the toy beyond a mere redeco and definitely merits a purchase. Please read on as to why.

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Poison Ivy Finally Plants Herself In Mattel’s DC Universe

Poison Ivy is one of the last major Batman villains to appear in Mattel’s DC Universe collection, but the plant-based eco-terrorist makes her debut as the October figure in the Club Infinite Earths series.

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Elasti-Girl Brings Us Closer To A Complete Doom Patrol

Mattel’s Infinite Earths subscription delivers another long-awaited figure to the DC Universe, and Elasti-Girl starts to round out the Doom Patrol.

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Ask Mattel 11/1/2012: What’s Up With Flight Stands, DC Weapons Paks & More

Mattel gives us a re-Halloween treat… a new round of answers, five days early!  This time around, Matty explains why Octavia’s tentacles won’t be bendy, and update on the upcoming new flight stands, and the chances we’ll see Weapons Paks for DC Universe and WWE. Read on for all the answers…

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NYCC 2012: Mattypalooza Gives Lots Of He-Man, Not Much Else

The Mattypalooza panel from NYCC was riding off a few highs from Power Con featuring another New Adventures character, a female Horde member, another Snake Man, and the Ultimate Castle Grayskull announcement. It had big shoes to fill. Fans waited for a few new scant reveals in the panel, something not premiered at the Mattel booth.

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